Technical Associate II

Massachusetts, United States
Wednesday, 10 February 2021
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 10 April 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE II, Mechanical Engineering (MechE), to participate in research and professional education programs focusing on additive manufacturing (AM) technologies across a range of industrial contexts. Will perform techno-economic analysis of additive manufacturing’s application potential in construction and infrastructure maintenance; facilitate the daily administration and development of workforce-oriented online and hands-on coursework in additive and digital manufacturing; and contribute to the set-up and operation of two advanced 3D-printing laboratories.

Job Requirements

REQUIREDbachelor’s degree in mechanical, manufacturing, industrial engineering, or a related field; at least four years’ specialized experience working in or operating a 3D printing or rapid prototyping facility (which may include experience gained as an undergraduate or graduate student); at least 100 hours of hands-on experience with FDM/FFF extrusion-based systems and SLA/DLP photopolymerization systems (collectively); at least 100 hours of hands-on experience with powder bed fusion metal AM processes (SLM/DMLS/EBM); familiarity with the risks associated with the handling of metal powders and their associated safety protocols; competency with standard CAD software tools and with standard AM build preparation tools; and ability to lifting and carrying loads weighing up to 50 lbs. 

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Must be willing to travel 15% of the time, both domestically and internationally.

This is a twelve-month position with the possibility of extension/renewal.